The “love of hunting” does not always mean the “love of killing.”

The “love of hunting” does not always mean the “love of killing.”

Over the past few years, I have found myself repeatedly debating the subject of hunting with someone I care deeply about.  Like many close relationships, this person just happens to be the exact opposite of me when discussing topics such as philosophy and rights of hunters. If you asked her to describe me, she would say [...]

Great Time To Be Hiking Outdoors: Be Aware of Babies

Great Time To Be Hiking Outdoors: Be Aware of Babies

Spring is one of my favorite times of year. Just the other day I saw several new borns from pronghorn to wild horses. Here in the Wood River Valley—the season when hikers and bikers may start to see lone fawns or other seemingly abandoned wild infants in the backcountry. While thoughts of “Bambi” may tempt recreationists [...]

Hunting Tips From the #PowerHunters of Social Media

Hunting Tips From the #PowerHunters of Social Media

Today’s top hunters of Social Media have sent me their best hunting tips that I am sharing with you. This new breed of hunter is into Social Media, passionate about hunting and blogs about his or her outdoor adventures.    Below you will meet these dedicated Twitter and Facebook hunting enthusiasts that I have dubbed, #PowerHunters….  More than [...]

Former USFWS Director to lead Ducks Unlimited

Memphis, Tenn. — Ducks Unlimited announced Wednesday afternoon that H. Dale Hall has been named the organization’s new chief executive officer

Reward offered in Ill. shooting of bald eagle

Brighton, Ill. (AP) – The U.S.

Weeklong extension on sage grouse finding granted

Cheyenne, Wyo. (AP) – A judge in Boise, Idaho, has extended the deadline for the U.S.

People killed 20 grizzlies in 2009

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) – People killed 20 grizzly bears in north-central and western Montana in 2009, which is about average, the U.S

The Scourge of Feral House Cats – Special News Feature

Felines Fatales: With something like 150 million free-ranging house cats wreaking havoc on our wildlife, the last thing we need is Americans sustaining them in the wild.

Migrating whooping crane fatally shot in W. Indiana

Cayuga, Ind. (AP) – Wildlife officials say an endangered whooping crane was fatally shot in western Indiana during its migration south.

Mont. deer, elk season ends with higher numbers

Bozeman, Mont.

New proposal for nonresident hunting licenses

Helena, Mont. (AP) – The state Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission has tentatively adopted a rule to increase opportunities for resident and nonresident family members to hunt together in Montana.

Wildlife officials looking for elk poachers

Hazard, Ky.

Montana officials rule cougar shooting justified

Butte, Mont.

Montana FWP asking hunters to help in research

Billings, Mont.

Bighorn sheep could be taken to other states

Helena, Mont. (AP) – As many as 85 bighorn sheep could be shipped from Montana to Utah and Washington under a proposal endorsed by the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission.